Sunday, January 29th, 2023
Sunday, January 29th, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Bemidji, Minn. Low river levels and the lack of spring flooding have created excellent fishing conditions on the Red River.

Minnesota DNR officials remind anglers that from March 1 through
May 2 reduced limits and size restrictions are in effect on the Red
River for walleyes, sauger and northern pike. These regulations,
referred to as the Spring Conservation Season, apply to all anglers
fishing the Red River, regardless of the state in which they are

During the Spring Conservation Season, anglers are limited to
three walleyes and sauger in combination. All walleyes and sauger
from 18 to 28 inches must be immediately released. An angler may
possess two walleyes or sauger in combination less than 18 inches
and one more than 28 inches. Anglers must release all northern pike
more than 27 inches during the Spring Conservation Season. The
possession limit for northern pike is three fish.

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